dave at horsfall.org
Wed Nov 7 07:51:32 AEST 2018
On Tue, 6 Nov 2018, ron at ronnatalie.com wrote:
> An early UNIX paper shows the system had four RK05's (4872 512-byte
> blocks on UNIX, for some reason only 4800 used on the DEC OSs ...
> remember we had to poke ROLLIN to copy the full UNIX partition
Bad blocks? I think I have an article in AUUGN where I proposed that bad
blocks be assigned (somehow) to a pseudo-file as inode #0 (or -1?); that
way, the "dump" utility would not see it, and neither would the FS tools
(but a disk image would, of course).
> /dev/rk0 - available for user packs.
> /dev/rk1 - root
Odd layout... I normally saw them the other way around.
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